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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brandon YWCA Building / Meredith Place (148 Eleventh Street, Brandon)

This three-storey brick building on Eleventh Street in Brandon was designed by Winnipeg architect Frank Robert Evans and built in 1917 using, in part, a $10,000 bequest from the estate of Brandon businessman Henry Meredith. In 2002, it was named Meredith Place in his memory.

The building sustained water damage in early 2023 that led to its demolition in November 2023.

Brandon YWCA Building

Brandon YWCA Building (October 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Brandon YWCA Building

Brandon YWCA Building (March 2021)
Source: George Penner

Brandon YWCA Building

Brandon YWCA Building (April 2023)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Brandon YWCA Building under demolition

Brandon YWCA Building under demolition (November 2023)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.84739, W99.95303
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

MHS Centennial Organization: Brandon YWCA

Memorable Manitobans: Frank Robert Evans (1865-1949)

Memorable Manitobans: Henry Meredith (1844-1917)


We thank George Penner and Shaun Cameron for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 November 2023

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